Dressing is the most common way to flavor salads. Make a delicious dressing at home, to highlight the taste of vegetables and get a really nice salad.
Generally, dressings are divided into vinaigrette and mayonnaise ones. Vinaigrette sauces are based on vegetable oils, such as olive oil or regular oil, vinegar. Depending on your individual preferences, you can select cider or wine vinegar; if you want a lighter taste, bet on lemon juice.
Different types of dressings are appropriate for different salads, but you can safely experiment to find out which combinations suit your taste.
One of the easiest vinaigrette sauces contains the following ingredients: juice of 4 lemons, 5 tablespoons mustard, 4/5 cup olive oil, a pinch of salt. Mix until uniform. This sauce is suitable for salads containing lettuce, parmesan, chicken.
For a lot of people's favorite Caesar salad, we offer the following dressing: 1 cup of mayonnaise, some anchovies, 3 1/3 tbsp olive oil, the juice of 1 lemon, parmesan powder, garlic, salt and black pepper. Blend all products into a tasty salad.
For green salads, a dressing with an acetic base, is most suitable. Mix 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, juice of half a lemon, 1 tablespoon mustard. Mix until you get a uniform mixture, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and white pepper. Mix yet again until you get a smooth mixture.
A milky-garlic sauce can be prepared in the following manner: Prepare 1 yoghurt, 1 tablespoon cream, 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, juice of half a lemon, 2 garlic cloves and salt to taste. Blend everything together, grate the lemon zest and once you obtain a homogeneous mixture, season your salad of choice.
Combinations for salad dressings can be incredibly numerous, the only key thing is to combine the right dressing ingredients with the right kind of salad.
When making a salad dressing, it is best not to prepare it too early so that the ingredients do not lose their aromatic qualities. Prepare the dressing just before making the salad itself.